Unearth the unique cultures, traditions and scenic treasures of Green Spain aboard Boudicca, taking advantage of the ship’s compact dimensions to delve deeper into this gorgeous region. Spending 8 nights on board, you’ll sail to the heart of beautiful and historic cities; bringing many of Northern Spain’s highlights closer to you.Calling first into La Coruna – where Boudicca will dock just 400 metres from the city centre – you’ll have time to see fine structures such as the Galician Baroque-style Cornide House and the ancient Church of Santiago in the old Ciudad Vieja district; visit the UNESCO-listed Torre de Hercules lighthouse; or even join a tour to Santiago de Compostela to marvel at the magnificent cathedral. Then in the charming Asturian city of Aviles, you’ll have the chance to visit the world renowned Oscar Niemeyer International Cultural Centre, which will be just a short walk from the ship; and treat yourself to a glass or two of authentic sidra at one of many fantastic cider houses. Alternatively you could take a trip to Oviedo to see the grand gothic-style cathedral and a number of UNESCO-listed sites.During a full-day stay in Santander, explore the fascinating medieval history of the nearby towns of Santillana del Mar and Comillas; or simply head to one of many beaches situated close to the city for some rest and relaxation in the soothing Cantabrian sunshine. If you’re feeling adventurous, join a tour to take in the stunning scenery of the Picos de Europa Mountains; or visit the Cabarceno Nature Reserve to see exotic animals such as lions, jaguars and rhinos up-close. Finally calling into Getxo, you can take a short trip to beautiful Bilbao to visit the famous Guggenheim Museum; and sample delicious pintxos and local rioja wine at one of the many superb restaurants for a true taste of Northern Spain.
Last Updated: 22/09/2017